Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$9,912
5.9% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$20,500
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
4.78%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
62%
1,636 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
13,773
31.4% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
18.4%
96 Graduates

About

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide is a higher education institution located in Volusia County, FL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide were General Aeronautics & Aerospace Science & Technology (914 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (300 degrees), and Aircraft Powerplant Technology (103 degrees).

In 2019, 3,529 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide. 14.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 85.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (2,054 degrees), 4.58 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (448 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide is $9,912, which is $−4,588 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide is $9,912, which is $−4,588 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $20,500.

In 2019, 39% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 14% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$9,912
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide was $9,912. The cost of tuition at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide is $−4,588 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

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Average Net Price

$20,500
2019 Value
8.34%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $20,500. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide grew by 8.34%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,644
Room and Board
$1,160
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide was of $8,644 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,160. The cost of room and board did not change between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies increased by 7.41% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

39%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
14%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

39% of undergraduate students at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2018, when 39% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
4.78%
2017 Default Rate
137
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide was 4.78%, which represents 137 out of the 2868 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide received 1,636 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 1.74% annual growth. Out of those 1,636 applicants, 1,014 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 62% acceptance rate.

There were 13,773 students enrolled at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide in 2019, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide has an overall enrollment yield of 46.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

62%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
1,014
Accepted Out of 1,636

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide was 62% (1,014 admissions from 1,636 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 63.4%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants grew by 1.74%, while admissions declined by −0.588%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
N/A
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide has a total enrollment of 13,773 students. The full-time enrollment at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide is 4,321 students and the part-time enrollment is 9,452. This means that 31.4% of students enrolled at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide, both undergraduate and graduate, is 57.2% White, 15.2% Hispanic or Latino, 9.08% Black or African American, 3.74% Two or More Races, 3.67% Asian, 0.726% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.479% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (48.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (12.7%) and White Female (7.19%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (40.9%), followed by White Female (17.7%) and Black or African American Male (9.12%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

31.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide, both undergraduate and graduate, is 13,773 students. The full-time enrollment at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide is 4,321 and the part-time enrollment is 9,452. This means that 31.4% of students enrolled at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide are enrolled full-time compared with 70.4% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

52%
2019 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide was 52%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (72%), Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    7,876
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    2,095
  3. Black or African American
    1,250

The enrolled student population at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide is 57.2% White, 15.2% Hispanic or Latino, 9.08% Black or African American, 3.74% Two or More Races, 3.67% Asian, 0.726% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.479% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 44.8% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 902 students (6.55%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 2483 fewer women than men received degrees from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide is white (2,054 degrees awarded). There were 4.58 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (448 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide is General Aeronautics & Aerospace Science & Technology (914 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (300 degrees) and Aircraft Powerplant Technology (103 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Transportation (1,917 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (249 degrees), and Business (1,114 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide are Accountants & auditors (995,786 people), Other managers (944,924 people), Software developers (544,576 people), Financial managers (502,703 people), and Chief executives & legislators (468,277 people).

The most specialized majors at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide are Transportation (1,917 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (249 degrees), Business (1,114 degrees), Engineering Technologies (54 degrees), and Engineering (110 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide are Surgeons, Chief executives & legislators, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Diagnostic medical sonographers

The most specialized majors at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide are Transportation (1,917 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (249 degrees), Business (1,114 degrees), Engineering Technologies (54 degrees), and Engineering (110 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide are Computer Systems Design (867,464 people), Construction (626,440 people), Banking & related activities (513,194 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (512,030 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (507,774 people).

The most specialized majors at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide are Transportation (1,917 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (249 degrees), Business (1,114 degrees), Engineering Technologies (54 degrees), and Engineering (110 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide.
Most Common
  1. 914 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 300 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 103 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide was General Aeronautics & Aerospace Science & Technology with 914 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

3,006
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
523
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 3,006 degrees were awarded to men at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide, which is 5.75 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (523).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 1597 degrees were awarded to men at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide in General Aeronautics & Aerospace Science & Technology, which is 8.23 times more than the 194 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 194 degrees were awarded to women at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide in General Aeronautics & Aerospace Science & Technology, which is 0.121 times less than the 1597 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

20%
100% Completion Time
25%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 20% of students graduating from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 25% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 30% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (33.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (33.3% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 14.6% of graduates (14 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    2,054 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    448 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    322 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide is white (2,054 degrees awarded). There were 4.58 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (448 degrees).

8.7% of degree recipients (307 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Male
    1,781 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    375 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    273 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide is white male (1,781 degrees awarded). There were 4.75 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (375 degrees).

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Operations

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide has an endowment valued at nearly $1.55M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.87M (121%), compared to the 2.77% average return ($279k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2019, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide had a total salary expenditure of $N/A. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide employs 68 Assistant professors, 28 Instructors, and 26 Associate professors. Most academics at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide are Male Assistant professors (37), Female Assistant professors(31), and Male Associate professors (19).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 157 employees, Management, with 102 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 77 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1.55M
2019 Endowment
56.4%
decline from 2018

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide has an endowment valued at about $1.55M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide declined 56.4% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $8.55M lower than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $134k - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide received $134k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$52.3M
2019 Salaries
2.94%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide paid a median of $52.3M in salaries, which represents NaNM% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 2.94% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.92% growth from 2017 and a 6.07% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.89M (42.3% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$9.3M
Instructional Salaries
125
Number of Employees

In 2019, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide paid a total of $9.3M to 125 employees working as instructors, which represents 17.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $857k (29.6%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
68 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
157 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide were Assistant professor with 68 employees; Instructor with 28 employees; and Instructor with 26 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 157 employees; Management with 102 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 77 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Assistant professor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide was Male Assistant professor with 37 employees, Female Assistant professor with 31 employees, and Male Associate professor with 19 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide.

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